Dec 26, 2012 2:00am PST
media and it has become a massive wave reaching to the halls of congress. >> i think america was looking for ways to demonstrate their grief, caring, empathy. >> reporter: to the other side of the world. >> i thought, if this makes someone smile, that's a pretty good thing. >> reporter: as more and more people shared their good deeds online, they inspired others. teachers inspired their students. in rhode island, they are collecting food and books for underprivilege. >> they by far exceeded anything i could have expected. >> reporter: after giving hand warmers to her bus driver, stephanie challenged her co-workers to do something, too. now, the drivers at chicago's w hotel is sharing each of their acts of kindness on the company's facebook page. >> we have so many employees and so many people can do good things and hopefully people will pick up and pass it on. >> reporter: adding to an unexpected surge of good will. there's no telling how far it can gil can go. >>> jessica simpson addressing pregnancy rumors. >>> and super sized movie, why are these movies so long? straight ahead. msnbc.
Dec 28, 2012 2:00am PST
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Dec 24, 2012 2:30am PST
at some of the other news going on in america now. a holiday travel tragedy to start with in ohio. three adults and a child were killed early sunday. they went the wrong way on a highway and crashed head on into another mini van. two other children are in critical condition. authorities believe alcohol was involved. >>> residents of one community in north carolina have started a new holiday tradition placing 26 candle lit bags along their street to honor the 26 victims killed in the newtown, connecticut, shooting. the organizer says she plans to make it an annual event. >>> and it was a happy reunion between a phoenix woman and her best friend kane, a siberian husky went missing from his backyard around nine months ago, possibly after being stolen, and then somehow ended up in oregon. but thanks to a microchip kane's owner was located and he was flown home just in time for christmas. >>> and now for some entertainment news. notch another big win for the little guys. bilbo and pals dwarfed the competition at the box office for a second straight week. "the hobbit: an unexpected journey," r